Between 30%-40% of all food is thrown away in the U.S. each year; that’s around 119 billion pounds, most of which ends up in landfills.
Since food production requires lots of energy and uses up lots of land, food waste is an environmental problem — especially considering that between 8%-10% of planet-warming carbon pollution is linked to unconsumed produce.
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A breakdown of the taxes and fees in California gas prices
For every gallon of gas in California, we pay:
54 cents in state excise tax: among the highest in the nation
18.4 cents in federal excise tax
23 cents for California's cap-and-trade program to lower greenhouse gas emissions
18 cents for the state's low-carbon fuel programs
2 cents for underground gas storage fees
An average of 3.7% in state and local sales taxes
"You don't see a lot of political leaders getting furious about high gas prices in the way you would kind of expect them to, because it is actually a great bailout for a lot of city governments,"
Analysis shows Ohio's new universal voucher program already exceeds cost estimates
State education officials could not provide specific numbers for each income bracket in the voucher program, but a department spokeswoman said about 92% of awards made so far were for students that fell in the lowest (450% of federal poverty rate or lower) income band.
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in California, where an estimated 171,000 people — or 30% of all homeless people in the U.S. — are homeless.
Over 100 former clerks of Justice Thomas sign open letter defending his integrity, independence
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The New York Fed just reported that credit card, auto loan delinquency rates are now higher than before the pandemic — will things get worse before they get better as student loans come due?
'The Cracks Are Starting To Show': Kevin O'Leary Warns That Energy, Food Inflation Isn't Going Away Due To The Trillion Dollars In Printed Money — But He Knows How To Take Advantage